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Re: New lines in notify.c

From: Branko ─îibej <brane_at_apache.org>
Date: Sun, 3 Mar 2019 14:20:45 +0100

On 03.03.2019 14:07, Jonathan Guy wrote:
> Hi all
>
> Just out of curiosity in notify.c we have the two lines
>
> SVN_ERR(svn_cmdline_printf(pool, "\rChecking r "));
> SVN_ERR(svn_cmdline_printf(pool, "\rChecking r%ld...", n->revision));
>
> Is there a specific reason \r is used and not \n?

Yes. \r is the carriage-return control code. If your screen were a
teletype, it would do something like this:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UxKqOdQx-9k

-- Brane
Received on 2019-03-03 14:21:00 CET

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